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1. sure-footed

adjective. not liable to stumble or fall.

Synonyms

  • footsure
  • surefooted

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • incapableness
  • incapability

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2. light-footed

adjective. (of movement) having a light and springy step.

Synonyms

  • tripping
  • light

Antonyms

  • depressing
  • unrhythmical
  • dark

3. sure-footed

adjective. not liable to error in judgment or action.

Synonyms

  • capable
  • surefooted

Antonyms

  • diffidence
  • diffident
  • uncertain

4. sure-enough

adjective. (used informally especially for emphasis).

Synonyms

  • honest-to-goodness
  • old
  • honest-to-god
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • insincere
  • false
  • dishonest

5. sure

adjective. ['ˈʃʊr'] having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • authority
  • convinced
  • positive
  • self-assurance
  • certainty
  • confident
  • self-confidence
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertainty
  • unsure
  • pessimistic
  • unsupportive

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. sure

adjective. ['ˈʃʊr'] exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance.

Synonyms

  • careful

Antonyms

  • indefinite
  • unsealed

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. sure

adverb. ['ˈʃʊr'] definitely or positively (sure' is sometimes used informally forsurely').

Synonyms

  • surely
  • sure as shooting
  • certainly
  • sure enough
  • for certain

Antonyms

  • confident
  • stand still
  • unbound
  • free

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. sure

adjective. ['ˈʃʊr'] certain to occur; destined or inevitable.

Synonyms

  • certain
  • in for
  • bound
  • foreordained
  • doomed
  • predestinate
  • destined
  • predestined
  • fated

Antonyms

  • unpredictable
  • destructive
  • negative
  • deniable

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. sure

adjective. ['ˈʃʊr'] physically secure or dependable.

Antonyms

  • disadvantageous

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. sure

adjective. ['ˈʃʊr'] reliable in operation or effect.

Synonyms

  • reliable
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • unreliable
  • diffident
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • sure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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